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NPIHP Announces Summer 2012 Nuclear Boot Camp Participants

Mariana Carpes has a BA in history from Universidade Federal Fluminense and an MA in international relations from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro i

NPIHP Partners Release New Documents on Indian Nuclear History

The Nuclear Proliferation International History Project is pleased to announce the release of 43 archival documents on the history of India’s nuclear program by the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA) and the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR). These are some of the first Indian archival documents on the subject of nuclear history that have been released, and they offer a unique perspective on the early development of nuclear research in India. 

NPIHP Partner Hosts Conference on Brazil's and Argentina's Nuclear History

Nuclear Proliferation International History Project partners at the Fundacao Getulio Vargas (FGV) recently hosted a critical oral history conference on the Brazilian and Argentine nuclear programs between 1967 and 1988. The discussions which took place at the conference suggest that scholars may need to add nuance to the traditional historical narrative which portrays Brazil and Argentina as nuclear rivals who became partners following the end of military rule in both countries.

NPIHP Senior Advisor Reviews Philip Taubman's "The Partnership" in Washington Post


Fall 2012 CWIHP Internship Opportunities


The Cold War International History Project (CWIHP) at the Woodrow Wilson Center is currently accepting internship applications for the Fall 2012 academic semester.

The Last Time We Were at Nuclear Zero

"The Last Time We Were at Nuclear Zero"

Thursday, February 23, 2012, noon to 1:30 p.m.
5th Floor Conference Room
Woodrow Wilson Center in the Ronald Reagan Building,
One Woodrow Wilson Plaza, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
("Federal Triangle" stop on Blue/Orange Line)

Apply for the Summer 2012 Nuclear Boot Camp

Aimed at building a new generation of experts on the international history of nuclear weapons, the second-annual Nuclear Boot Camp is an initiative of the Nuclear Proliferation International History Project (NPIHP).